> Thanks to major funding from the U.S. Department of Education, Office of > Special Education Programs, Grant #H327D090001 and support of private > donors, > RFB&DR Individual Membership > is now FREE to individuals with proper > certification. > > To be eligible for membership, a person must have a documented print > disability, such as a learning disability, visual impairment or other > physical disability. > If you think you or your child might have a print disability and may > benefit from the services of RFB&D, you need to have certification of the > disability. > > > How Does One Obtain Certification? > > A qualified professional in the field of disability services, special > education, medicine or psychology must attest to the physical basis of > the visual, > perceptual or other physical disability that limits the applicant's use > of standard print. > > Who is a Certifier? > > Appropriate certifying experts may differ from disability to disability. > The following lists examples of professionals who are qualified to > certify an RFB&D > applicant. It is in no way a comprehensive list. If you have any > questions about who is a qualified certifying professional, please call > RFB&D's Member > Services Department at 800-221-4792. > > Blindness and visual impairments: > > . Physician > > . Ophthalmologist > > . Optometrist > > . Vocational rehabilitation counselor > > Learning or perceptual disability: > > . Neurologist > > . Learning disability specialist > > . Psychologist with a background in learning disabilities > > The following are NOT professionals typically qualified to certify, > unless they have a background in one of the above areas of expertise: > > . Principals > > . Vice principals > > . Guidance counselors > > . General education teachers > > . Librarians > > For more information, go to > http://www.rfbd.org/certification.htm. Check out the TABI resource web page at http://acorange.home.comcast.net/TABI to unsubscribe send a message, containing a subject line of the word unsubscribe, to tabi-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx if you'd like to unsubscribe you can do so through the freelists.org web interface, or by sending an email to the address tabi-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with the word "unsubscribe" in the subject.